Business Advice

Local Business Networks

There are four main business associations within Richmondshire.  Each provide support and a voice for local businesses.

Richmond Business and Tourism Association

Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Business Association

Lower Wensleydale Business Network

Upper Wensleydale Business Association

Richmond Business Network

 

 

Other Organisations Offering Advice

How's Business is the Growth Hub for York, North Yorkshire and East Riding. Whether you're looking for information on how to improve your Facebook marketing, or funding to build a new manufacturing unit, How's Business has something for you.

Its website is the perfect place for anyone looking for information on how to improve their business. It offers a mix of articles and ebooks, information on funding, as well as the biggest calendar of local networking events in the region.  You can find out more at www.howsbusiness.org

For information on Cyber Security you can download the HB Cyber Security eBook here.

And for those looking to significantly grow their business, its account managers offer one, simple point of contact that can introduce you to all the relevant business support that is available. It's Government backed, completely independent, and works with business support providers across the region. The initial signposting and brokerage that it offers is free, but the business support programmes do require you to invest your own funds alongside the grants. If you do have  growth ambitions, and are able to invest in your growth, get in touch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

www.gov.uk includes information on starting a business

www.fsb.org.uk Federation of Small Businesses offers support to small businesses

www.neechamber.co.uk largest business membership organisation.  Supports SMEs to multi-nationals

www.businessinspiredgrowth.com Local Enterprise Partnership work, with public and private sector partners, to deliver economic improvement and change across York, North Yorkshire and East Riding.

Entrepreneur Handbook is an information platform that provides expert guides and advice for entrepreneurs and small businesses in the United Kingdom.  http://entrepreneurhandbook.co.uk/ 

 

 

 

 

Contact Us

Richmondshire District Council
Mercury House
Station Road
Richmond
North Yorkshire
DL10 4JX

Phone: 01748 829100
Fax: 01748 826186
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